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LO AND BEHOLD!

New York Times, Sunday, December 2, 2012

Author:
Steven E. Atwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steven E. Atwood

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Atwood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1202 ( 23,035 )
Across
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[It's gone!] : POOF
5
A pop group might have one on Facebook : FANCLUB
12
Pouch : SAC
15
64 or 1,000 : CUBE
19
Head of a family : CAPO
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Woodcutter of legend : ALIBABA
21
Rings : ENCLOSES
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Consideration in choosing a deli? : THELOXFACTOR
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Without rhyme or reason : ATRANDOM
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Baby pig, e.g. : SUCKLER
27
Name part meaning "from" : VAN
28
Part of a butcher's stand-up routine? : LOINJOKE
29
Camouflage : HIDE
30
Sharpness : BITE
31
French wave : ONDE
32
Pallid : ASHEN
35
Laundry basket of just colors or just whites? : CLASSIFIEDLOAD
41
___-Pei (dog breed) : SHAR
42
Reqmt. for certain graduate studies : LSAT
44
Get an ___ effort : AFOR
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
46
Wise lawmaker most likely to be re-elected? : FAVORITESOLON
51
Miniature : DWARF
52
Protestant denom. : AME
53
Anthony Eden, Earl of ___ : AVON
54
Red-berried tree : YEW
55
French spouse : MARI
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Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
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Seeks, as office : RUNSFOR
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Artistic expression on the slopes? : SLALOMDANCING
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Levels : STRATA
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Thrust upward : HEAVED
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Causing Election Day delays? : SLOWINGVOTERS
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Car category : MIDSIZE
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Skin growth : WEN
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Negatives : NOES
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Time ___ : INC
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Mideast capital : SANA
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Dallas player, for short : MAV
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Jungle critter : ORANG
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Chart indicating the progression of darkness after sunset? : GLOAMINGTABLE
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Disturb : ROIL
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Sched. listing : APPT
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Eve preceders : AFTS
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Boy: Lat. : PUER
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Power in Hollywood? : DIRECTORSCLOUT
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"Don't be ___" : APEST
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Caught in ___ : ALIE
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Thick skin : RIND
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Prop for Mr. Monopoly or Mr. Peanut : CANE
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Paintball weapons? : BLOBGUNS
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Voluminous ref. : OED
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Comes by : OBTAINS
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Salsa specification : CALIENTE
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When there might be a two-for-one special on ice cream drinks? : FLOATTUESDAY
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Beat in a price war : UNDERCUT
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Props for Mr. Monopoly and Mr. Peanut : TOPHATS
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Make : EARN
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Building support : PIER
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Some printers : HPS
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Curse : SWEARAT
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Mil. awards : DSCS
Down
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Loan figs. : PCTS
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Nuuanu Pali Lookout locale : OAHU
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Grp. that has held summit meetings in Caracas and Riyadh : OPEC
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Paul Bunyan, e.g. : FOLKHERO
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Used a FedEx Office service : FAXED
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Actress Woodard : ALFRE
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Actress Vardalos : NIA
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Source of northern exposure? : CBC
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Belarus neighbor : LATVIA
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Old minelayers : UBOATS
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Critic Clive : BARNES
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Quarantine : SEALOFF
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Composer Salieri : ANTONIO
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1957 #1 R&B hit for Chuck Willis : CCRIDER
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Or or nor: Abbr. : CONJ
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"Let ___ good unto all men": Galatians 6:10 : USDO
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Suffice : BEOK
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Like superhighways : LANED
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Actress Lena : OLIN
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Counter orders : BLTS
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To the same extent : ASFAR
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SeaWorld attraction : SHAMU
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Offshore bank, e.g., for tax purposes : HAVEN
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Normandy campaign city : CAEN
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Writer Fleming : IAN
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Writer Wallace : LEW
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11th-century king of Denmark : OLAFI
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City on the Little Cuyahoga : AKRON
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Clear, in a way : DEFOG
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Italian port on the Tyrrhenian Sea : LIVORNO
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Attic's purpose : STORAGE
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Sport involving paddles : RAFTING
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Olive ___ : OYL
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Grazing area : LEA
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"Wise" one : OWL
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Patronized, as a restaurant : DINEDAT
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Fr. title : MME
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Unyielding : ADAMANT
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Lunatics' outbursts : RAVINGS
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Denver-to-Albuquerque dir. : SSW
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___ Paulo : SAO
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Quaker cereal : OHS
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Contents of jewel cases : CDS
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Ones going through channels? : TVS
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Fencing unit? : SWORD
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Kind of personality : ONAIR
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Up to, briefly : TIL
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Brian of ambient music : ENO
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Big maker of 65-Down : RCA
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Permeate : IMBUE
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Jewelry chain : ZALES
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Turn inside out : EVERT
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Separate out : SIFT
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Braves' div. : NLE
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High-performance cars : GTS
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Bond girl Adams : MAUD
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Given enough to be happy : APPEASED
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Out around midday, say : ATLUNCH
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Emphasize : POINTUP
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Some car radio buttons : PRESETS
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B-baller : CAGER
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Small rented farms, in Britain : CROFTS
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Keep out of sight : LIELOW
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High, in a way : ONDOPE
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Pay for a hand : ANTE
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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"Aristotle Contemplating ___ of Homer" : ABUST
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Certain bra specification : BCUP
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Legal scholar Guinier : LANI
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Quaintly antique : OLDE
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German quaff : BIER
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Actress Lupino and others : IDAS
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Undercover agent : NARC
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Bits and pieces, e.g.: Abbr. : SYNS
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"That's it!" : AHA
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Roofing material : TAR

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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